FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Fayetteville police K-9 officers located a dead body while training Wednesday afternoon, officials said.
The body of a male was found by the K-9s in a wooded area along Shaw Mill Road near the Ridge Road intersection.
The body will be sent to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner to determine how the man died.
Fayetteville police said detectives will search missing person reports to help in identifying the man.
Anyone with information regarding the death investigation is asked to contact detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type “4Tip” followed by your message).